Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

xExtractBetweenParentheses ( INPUT )

To extract a string, generally a URL, from between parentheses.

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Nick Lightbody   Nick Lightbody
Deskspace Systems Limited
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  Sample input:
sghfghGFGHG(abcdef)kskdkfjksj
  Sample output:
abcdef

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

When building html strings from Markdown input we need to extract the URL from the Markdown before we construct the tagged html.
There are many ways of doing this but this is fast.

 

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